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September 13, 2020

Kathy Putney, 89, of Wytheville, Virginia, passed away on Sunday, September 13, 2020.

She was the daughter of Glenn and Allie Wilson. Kathy married Frank Taylor Putney Sr. in 1950 and they were married for 68 years until his death in 2018.

A second-grade teacher at Spiller Elementary from 1964 to 1998 in Wytheville, she left countless now-adult children with the love of storytelling and reading.

Kathy is survived by sister, Myrtle Wilson Hooker of Roanoke; son, Frank Taylor Putney Jr. and wife, Fran, of Atlanta, Ga.; grandchildren, Jordan and Maddie; daughter, Barb Putney and husband, Gerry Oefelein, of Roanoke; grandchild, Quillan Mitchell and wife, Saqqara Flowers; great-grandchildren, Bellamy, Wren, Lion, and Adelline; grandchildren, Erin Oefelein, Phillip Oefelein and wife, Dawn, Matthew Oefelein and wife, Melissa; and great-grandchildren, Nathan, Camden and Andrew.

Services will be private. Donations can be made to Agape Food Pantry, 1355 W. Spring St., Wytheville, VA 24382, (276) 228-6889. Online condolences may be shared with the family at www.oakeys.com.

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Published in Roanoke Times on Sep. 15, 2020.
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September 15, 2020
Kathy was a dear friend. I will certainly miss her. Prayers for her family.
Joan Yopp
September 15, 2020
Kathy was a loyal friend, a dedicated teacher, and a lovely lady. Prayers of peace and comfort for her family.
Thelma Atwell Miller
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